Publications


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The 11 Contracts Every Artist, Songwriter and Producer Should Know
Digital Music News, February 9, 2015.

The Contract from Hell That You Should Never Sign (And How to Make It Fair)
Digital Music News, March 19, 2015.

The Management Contract That Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Have
Digital Music News, February 25, 2015.

Now You Know Everything About Music Publishing
Digital Music News, August 26, 2015.

Three Contracts Every Music Producer Should Know...
Digital Music News, July 30, 2015.

Now You Know Everything About Licensing Music In Films
Digital Music News, September 28, 2015.

The Current State of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings: Recent Federal Court Decisions in California and New York against Sirius XM Have Broader Implications than Just Whether Satellite and Internet Radio Stations Must Pay for Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law, May 4, 2015.

How to Avoid Getting Completely Screwed by a 360 Degree Deal...
Digital Music News, July 2, 2013.

Opportunities and Challenges for Artists in the New Music Business
Music Dish e-Journal, November 11, 2009.

Celluloid Heroes: Music Documentary Filmmakers Deserve a Break on Licensing Fees
Billboard Magazine, November 7, 2009.

RIAA Eyes Radio's Billions
The Register, Thursday September 20, 2007.

Who'll Win the Webcasting War?
The Register, Thursday August 16, 2007.

Behind the Apple vs. Universal Breakup
The Register, Tuesday July 17, 2007.

Are Songwriters Double-Dipping?
The Register, Friday April 13, 2007.

Does MySpace Really Help Artists?
The Register, Wednesday March 21, 2007.

The Slow Death of DRM
The Register, Friday February 9, 2007.

The Billion Dollar Ringtones War
The Register, Monday January 8, 2007.

Zune Means Zilch for Artists
The Register, Wednesday November 29, 2007.

"Update on Webcasting Royalty Rates" Part II
Entertainment Law & Finance, September 2004.

"Update on Webcasting Royalty Rates" Part I
Entertainment Law & Finance, August 2004.

"Peer-to-Peer Downloading Legalized in Canada"
Entertainment Law & Finance, January 2004.

"Tips for Clearing Music for Television and Motion Pictures"
Entertainment Law & Finance, December 2002 & January 2003.

"Examining Arguments in Controversy Over Webcasting Royalty Rates"
Entertainment Law & Finance, September 2002.

"Clearing Music Recordings and Compositions for Use in Digital Music Services" Part II
Entertainment Law & Finance, March 2002.

"Clearing Music Recordings and Compositions for Use in Digital Music Services" Part I
Entertainment Law & Finance, February 2002.

"Negotiating Licenses for Use of Music in Television Advertising"
NYSBA Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal, Fall 2001.

"Obtaining Content Rights for Music DVDs"
Entertainment Law & Finance, September 2001.

"Clearing Musical Recordings for the Internet"
Entertainment Law & Finance, August 2001.

"Clearing Synchronization Rights for the Internet"
Entertainment Law & Finance, January 2001.